Animal FarmAnimal Farm (1954) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film
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- Feature Length Animated FilmFeature
- Traditional Animation
- Louis de Rochemont Film, Halas and Batchelor Production
- Animation Studio: Halas and Batchelor Cartoon Films
- Distributed by: Distributors Corporation of America (DCA)- US, Associated British Pathe
- Cartoon Characters: Old Major, Boxer the Cart-Horse, Snowball, Napoleon, Cow, Farmer Jones.
- Voice Actors: Maurice Denham, Gordon Heath.
- Directed By John Halas, Joy Batchelor.
- Produced By John Halas, Joy Batchelor, Louis de Rochemont.
- Animated By Arthur Humberstone, Ralph Ayries, Edrick Radage, Harold Whitaker, Frank Moysey, John F. Reed.
- Written By John Halas, Joy Batchelor, Digby Turpin, Bernard Carey, Borden Mace, Philip Stapp, Lothar Wolff, George Orwell.
- Awards: Diploma, Berlin Film Festival, 1955, Critics Choice, Great Britain, 1955; more Awards ...
- Music: Matyas Seiber.
- Editor: Jack King.
- Originally Released on December 29, 1954. (more dates ...)
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 74 minutes.
- United Kingdom
Manor Farm has fallen on hard times, and Farmer Jones takes it out on his animals. Prize boar-hog Old Major calls a meeting, attended by his fellow pigs, Boxer the horse, Benjamin the donkey and the other animals. Old Major tells them that while he will die of... (more)
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This was the first feature-length entertainment cartoon made in Great Britain. (According to the studio, this was "Europe's first full-length animated feature." The actual first feature-length cartoon made in Great Britain was "Handling Ships",... (more)
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